After our false start in getting our Visa’s for Burkina Faso (see Mud, Sweat and Tears), eventually Monday morning came round, and at 7.30am we arrived at the Embassy in Bamako to submit our applications and of course to pay the fees. 2,089 more words
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After leaving Djifer on the West coast of Senegal, we had to retrace our steps back up the long penisular track to the town of Mbour, and then turn East towards Tambacounda, we thought this would be a fairly easy drive as it is shown on our Michelin West Africa map as being tarmac all the way. 3,217 more words
The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF has selected former International and Ahmadu Bello University basketball icon, Tari Preh to be the head coach of the National U-16 team preparing for the 2015 Afrobasket taking place in Bamako, Mali from 30 July to 8 August, 2015. 124 more words
The brilliant director Abderrahmane Sissakou grew up in Mali and has named two of his films after Malian cities: Bamako and Timbuktu. Watching these two remarkable films recently over one weekend in the sequence they were made was a moving and memorable experience. 693 more words
Its when we begin taking things for granted and start categorizing into square boxes that we fall short.
For that reason it’s important to touch base with true values from time to time. 2,303 more words